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Historical Events In August - 14

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

0410  Alaric sacks Rome on August - 14.  

0554  On this day in history ravenna becomes seat of Byzantines milt governor in Italy  

0582  Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor on August - 14.  

1167  Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 14.  

1183  Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan. (Traditional Japanese date: Twenty-fifth Day of the Seventh Month of the Second Year of Juei) on this day in history.  

1248  Construction of Cologne Cathedral begun on this day in history.  

1281  Kublai Khans invading fleet disappears in typhoon near Japan on this day in history.  

1385  Portuguese defeat Castilians at Aljubarrota, retain independence on this day in history.  

1385  On August - 14 battle at Aljubarotta-Portugal defeats Castile  

1395  On this day in history utrecht bishop Frederik of Blankenheim occupies Coevorden  

1433  Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on August - 14.  

1457  On this day in history oldest known exactly dated printed book (c 3 years after Gutenberg)  

1498  On August - 14 columbus landed at the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela  

1551  On August - 14 turkish fleet under Dragut occupies Tripoli  

1552  On this day in history fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher  

1559  Spanish explorer de Luna lands in Pensacola Bay,Fla on August - 14.  

1585  Queen Elizabeth I refuses sovereignty of Netherlands on this day in history.  

1587  On August - 14 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

1597  Cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java on August - 14.  

1598  Irish rebel Hugh O'Neill, the earl of Tyrone, annihilates an English force at Yellow Ford, marking the greatest Irish victory in the wars with the English on August - 14.  

1624  Dutch fleet ceases Callao the Lima in Peru on this day in history.  

1626  Daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher on this day in history.  

1636  On this day in history spanish troops occupy Corbie at Amiens  

1642  Able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia on this day in history.  

1642  On August - 14 cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723)  

1652  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1675  On August - 14 johann Georg Christian Storl, composer  

1678  On this day in history battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange  

1687  Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS] on August - 14.  

1688  Frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants) on August - 14.  

1714  Claude-Joseph Vernet, French painter on this day in history.  

1727  Henriette-Anne of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d.1752) on this day in history.  

1727  On this day in history william Croft, composer, dies at 48  

1737  On August - 14 charles Hutton, mathematician  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1297  Emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348) was born on August - 14.  

1473  On August - 14 birth of margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541)  

1479  On August - 14 birth of princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)  

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1575  Robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629) was born on this day in history.  

1586  On August - 14 birth of william Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642)  

1599  Méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671) was born on August - 14.  

1625  François de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  On August - 14 death of tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor  

1167  On August - 14 raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1204  Death of Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182) on this day in history.  

1390  On August - 14 death of john FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364)  

1433  On August - 14 johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76  

1573  On August - 14 death of saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548)  

1587  On this day in history gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

1652  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on August - 14.  

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